The many medicinal uses of rosemary

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Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a very aromatic evergreen shrub. Its leaves are intense green and its flowers are usually pale violet, but we will find them on occasion of intense blue, pink or white. It grows in arid, rocky and calcareous places, and can flourish throughout the year if the climate is warm. The plant […]

THE PARADOX OF THE SUN

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The Sun gives life to the Earth, but our relationship with it must be one of sustained balance. Although it is true that our skin needs it to synthesize the vitamin D responsible for very important functions in the body, it is also true that an excess of sun exposure, especially in the central hours […]

THE ZERO WASTE MOVEMENT

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WHAT IS THE ZERO WASTE MOVEMENT? It is a new change in economic mindset brought about by the ecological revolution of our century. “Zero waste” is a concept, a trend and social movement that seeks to end the generation of waste that does not decompose and must be stored or incinerated. This concept has been […]

DEPIGMENTING SUBSTANCES VERSUS ANTIOXIDANT SUBSTANCES

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When looking for a natural depigmenting cream with the right ingredients it is difficult to know if antioxidants will fulfill their function as well as specifically depigmenting substances. And to advise oneself to prepare one’s own cream or depigmenting serum, research can become an important task given the wide range of theoretically clarifying substances that […]

BATH AS MEDITATION

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And a way to learn to love and take care of ourselves. As our world goes global and cultures collide, there is a growing focus on happiness practices. Yoga, sound baths, drum circles, meditations, the list goes on. These practices can be life changing. But it is important that we treat daily tasks that we […]

AYURVEDIC BEAUTY ROUTINES

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Our mood and health is reflected not only in our skin, but also in our attitude to life and to others. That is why, when we talk about beauty, we do not speak from a superficial or aesthetic point of view, but as an attitude of life. The secret of lasting beauty is not outside […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT

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And why it seems to us to be a suitable preservative in natural cosmetics. Much is being speculated lately about this synthetic preservative that is obtained from the polyphenols of grapefruit pulp and seeds. The discredit about this preservative comes from sources that after analyzing the commercial extracts deduce that they are contaminated, mainly, of […]

WHY AYURVEDIC COSMETICS OFFER SUCH GOOD SKIN RESULTS

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Unlike Western conventional medicine, Ayurveda is a comprehensive health philosophy that not only aims to eliminate the symptoms of a disease, but also seeks to balance the body and mind to prevent new ailments from emerging. For ayurveda, well-being and the absence of disease are the natural state of a balanced being. With a holistic […]

The common thread of this Blog

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The common thread of this Blog is natural cosmetics and well-being. It is important to establish a link between the beauty of our skin, our lifestyle and our emotions. Many times, the cause of a dermatological or hair problem is found in our lifestyle, the hygienic and cosmetic products we use or our diet. That […]

HOLISTIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT

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A UN report warns that major changes in society are needed to preserve balance in nature and on Earth. Humans are making Earth a broken planet and increasingly uninhabitable due to climate change, loss of biodiversity, and pollution. Therefore, the world must make drastic changes in society, the economy and daily life, says a new […]